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Karsyn's Kickass Jocoserious, Kooky, Jannock book blog: Bout of Books 11 ~ Start of Day 1

Monday, August 18, 2014

Bout of Books 11 ~ Start of Day 1

Bout of Books


It's here, it's here, it's here!! :) It's Bout of Books time, and OMG am I up EARLY. The problem, for me, with making plans to get up early is that I do NOT sleep when I make plans. If I got an hour of sleep, I'm surprised. Oh well, here I am now, and I'm doing the challenges to get this started, then it's off to the books. With my GOALS being what they are, I need to get started on reading! :) Keep an eye on this post, I'll be updating my reading stats through the day then post a re-cap tonight. If you follow me on Bloglovin' (the only place I use to follow blogs), I'll follow you back. If you use something else, let me know you are following me, and I'll follow you on Bloglovin'.

After I do the challenge, it's time to start reading. I listened to an audio before bed, but that will just be my night time reading right now. To start off the day, 1st up ~ Our Broken Sky by Sarah Harian. 2nd ~ Fated by Benedict Jacka. 3rd ~ Dead Don't Lie by L.R. Nicolello. 4th ~ Cursed by Benedict Jacka.


As for the informal challenge, I don't do photos of myself (no camera, and ewwwww), so none of that, plus I don't use Twitter, Instagram or Tumblr. Those things just aren't for me. I'm more of a rambler and that stuff is for people who don't like to talk much. So, I'll just be doing what I can here at my blog.



CHALLENGES


The first challenge comes from The Book Monsters and is a Book Scavenger Hunt. No #4 as I don't read poems or short stories.


1. A Book that begins with “B” (for Bout of Books!)
(My favorite "B" titled book!)


2. A book that has been made into a movie/tv show


3. A series you love


5. A book on your TBR shelf, or your full TBR shelves
(Books being released 8/26 that I'm waiting on!)



The second challenge is about making playlists. Since I only listen to a few artists (Pentatonix!!), I'll skip this challenge. :(



Updates!!


Monday

Night Time Audio listening time/pages: 1 hr 30 min / 70 pages
Day Time Audio listening time/pages: 3 hr 30 min / 344 pages
Kindle reading time / pages: 5 hr / 378 pages
Number of books I've read today: 3
Total number of books I've read: 3
Current Book: Cursed by Benedict Jacka
Pages Read Today: 792 (90 pages, 234 pages, 230 pages, 180, 58 of 2 DNF books)
Total Pages Read:
Time Read Today: 10 hr
Total Time Read:
Challenges Participated in today: Book Scavenger Hunt
Today's Completed Books:






10 comments:

  1. Yay!! Have fun and happy reading! I'm at work but I hope to read over lunch and do the challenge. :)

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    1. I hope you were able to leave and are enjoying BoB!

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  2. I am looking forward to the Scalzi book. I just can't decide if I want the Will Wheaton or Amber Benson narrated version of it. WHY do they have to give me options.

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    1. I don't know if I've heard of Amber Benson, I'll have to look for her. But I'm a Wheaton fan, so I'm definitely listening to his. :)

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  3. I cannot wait for the Scalzi book, I'm new to him but I've liked everything I've read so far.
    Good luck and have fun reading! :)

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    1. I have only read Redshirts, but I loved it. Looking forward to Wil Wheaton's audio of it.

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  4. Nice answers for the challenge I've only read Maze runner out of the list.
    My response is here
    http://aryathefangirl.wordpress.com/2014/08/18/bout-of-books-day-1-challenges/

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  5. You have done super on just day one alone!! Wow!! You are already making me feel behind.

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  6. You're doing great! I really wish I could get into doing the audio book thing. I would either space out and not pay attention to the book or just plain fall asleep. I'm awful.

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